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Christmas music should spark a festive mood. But it's hard to be festive for two months.

Does Christmas music drive you nuts?

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Did you say NUTS?! (Getty Images)

It's not just you. Science has your back.

According to Dr. Victoria Williamson - a music psychology researcher - there is a "U-shaped relationship" between our reaction to music and how often we hear it. In essence, we love Christmas music the first few times we hear it...but after being pummeled by it for a few months, we go nuts.

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Yeah, but has your nut gone nuts? Sorry... (Getty Images)

So if Christmas music has become a rage trigger, better go shopping with noise-cancelling headphones on. Tight.

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